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Northern Territory becomes final Australian jurisdiction to outlaw smoking in cars carrying children

It is now an offence to smoke in cars carrying children anywhere in Australia, with the Northern Territory becoming the final state or territory to apply the ban. NT Health Minister Robyn Lambley referred to high rates of smoking among among Indigenous
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 23:27
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[Canada] Nova Scotia stokes industry frustration with e-cigarette legislation

Concerns over potential health risks posed by electronic cigarettes and their growing popularity among young people is driving legislation in Nova Scotia that would restrict sales and ban their use in indoor public places, the provincial health minister s
Canadian Press
added Oct 30, 2014 23:14
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[Barbados] New rules for E-Cigarettes

Come next year, this island should have legislation to regulate the sale and use of e-cigarettes. This was revealed by Minister of Health, John Boyce, yesterday at the opening of the subregional workshop on Tobacco Taxation for English-speaking Caribbe
Barbados Advocate (bb)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:51
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[California] San Marcos tightens rules for e-cigarettes

The City Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted to amend two city ordinances to include e-cigarettes. The changes mean store owners must also keep the devices out of the reach of customers the same as conventional cigarettes. “Absolutely I want to t
U-T San Diego [San Diego Union Tribune]
added Oct 30, 2014 22:47
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[Australia] International eyes on Tas smoking bill

Launceston-based independent MP Ivan Dean plans to introduce a private member's bill to Tasmania's upper house in November which restricts the sale of tobacco products to people born in or after the year 2000. "It will not make it illegal for them to sm
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Oct 30, 2014 22:46
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[Illinois] Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Public Health are inviting young people to join their fight against Big Tobacco. More than $5,000 in cash and prizes are up for grabs in the “Don’t Get Burned” social media contest. Youth and young

Don't Get Burned by Big Tobacco (Chicago Department of Public Health)
added Oct 30, 2014 20:53
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2014 14:48
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LEGACY REPORT FINDS EXTREMELY HIGH RATES OF TOBACCO USE AMONG AMERICAN INDIANS

A report from the Legacy Tribal College Health Survey highlights tobacco-related tribal health disparities and calls for more tribe specific data
American Legacy Foundation
added Oct 30, 2014 14:01
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As Young Fans Enjoy World Series, Magazine Ads Link Baseball and Smokeless Tobacco

Sports Illustrated and ESPN, have included huge, two-page advertising spreads for Grizzly, which is by far the most popular smokeless tobacco brand among youth ages 12-17. Grizzly is made by American Snuff Company, a subsidiary of tobacco giant Reynolds
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 30, 2014 13:59
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More Cities Raise Tobacco Age to 21 ($$)

A grass roots movement to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and other tobacco products to 21 years from 18 is gaining traction, shaping up as the next serious challenge to the $100 billion U.S. tobacco industry.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 30, 2014 13:18
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